Product information: TVS-863-4G 8-Bay AMD 2.4GHz Quad Core CPU 4GB RAM 2 x GBe Network Attached Storage Unpopulated
Adorned with a box in gold color, the sophisticated TVS-863, featuring the easy-to-use QTS operating system, is a powerful, reliable, secure and scalable NAS solution designed for mission-critical and intensive business applications and to meet fast growing data storage needs. The TVS-863 supports 10GbE via optional PCI-E network expansion and delivers high performance with persistent throughput, providing a comprehensive storage solution for SMBs to build a reliable private cloud.
- 10GbE-ready, highly-efficient storage solution for HD video editing and sharing
- Enhanced data security with a high-performance hardware-accelerated encryption engine with AES
- 256-bit full NAS volume encryption and anti-virus
- Use the TVS-863 as a PC with exclusive QvPC Technology and 4K display support
- Run multiple Windows/Linux/Android-based virtual machines with the Virtualization Station
- Manage, share, and back up business data with Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR)
- NAS and iSCSI-SAN unified storage solution for server virtualization
- Supports VMware®, Citrix®, and Microsoft® Hyper-V and advanced virtualization features
- Transcode Full HD videos on-the-fly or offline with QNAP’s unique transcoding technology and hardware transcoding engine
- Expand the total raw storage capacity up to 192TB with the economical UX-800P QNAP expansion enclosures
High performance & efficiency
The TVS-863 is equipped with the energy-efficient 64-bit AMD® quad-core 2.4 GHz processor with 4GB DDR3L-1600 RAM (upgradable to 16GB), SATA 6Gb/s, and 2 Gigabit LAN ports (expandable to max. 4 x GbE ports or 2 x GbE + 2 x 10GbE ports) for lightning-fast multi-tasking. The TVS-863 is a powerful NAS that delivers up to 448MB/s read & write speeds with 4 x GbE port configuration, and up to 1,432MB/s with 10GbE configuration. The TVS-863’s hardware-accelerated encryption engine provides unmatched encryption performance in its class, up to 691MB/s with AES-256 bit full NAS volume encryption, boosting system performance & security while ensuring the safety of sensitive business data stored in the TVS-863. The next-gen AMD Radeon™ HD graphics provides hardware-accelerated transcoding performance and dual HDMI outputs with brilliant high-definition multimedia content playback. When installed with the latest Wi-Fi 802.11ac USB network adapter, the TVS-863 can offer remarkably high speeds for transferring large amount of files and streaming bandwidth-consuming multimedia.
QTS - Simple and efficient
Thanks to the intuitive user interface of QTS, system operations of the TVS-863 are smooth and handy. Its intelligent desktop allows you to find desired functions quickly, create desktop shortcuts or group shortcuts, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater operating efficiency.
The TVS-863 offers 2 inbuilt Gigabit Ethernet ports and supports 10 Gigabit high speed networks by installing a 10GbE network adapter. The 10GbE-ready TVS-863 delivers lightning-fast data throughput. Coupled with its large storage capacity potential, the TVS-863 is perfect for data centers to store big data and excel in fast data transmission, and for 10GbE home lab environment for technical professionals.
Use your TVS-863 as a PC with the exclusive QvPC Technology
QNAP’s exclusive QvPC Technology consolidates a number of high-end technologies including VM integration, multimedia transcoding, HDMI output, cloud integration and NAS connection technologies, allowing users to operate the TVS-863 as a PC when they plug in a keyboard, mouse and monitor. With QvPC Technology, the TVS-863 is transformed into a cost-effective device with PC functionalities for users to operate the system via "HybridDesk Station (HD Station)" on the screen to directly access stored data, run multiple applications using Windows/Linux/UNIX/Android-based VMs, surf the web on Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, watch Full HD videos with up to 7.1 channel audio with XBMC, and much more.
More screen to see: QvPC 4K Ultra HD display via HDMI
Capture more details with 4K resolution! Coupled with QvPC Technology, you can connect the TVS-863 to a 4K UHD monitor via HDMI to take advantage of 4K's impeccable image detail for increased productivity. Photographers can view sharper and clearer high-resolution images, and you can get a larger workspace with one monitor when managing virtual machines.
Note: 4K video playback and transcoding are not supported
Run additional operating systems on the TVS-863
With the support for AMD-V virtualization technology, the TVS-863 can operate the Virtualization Station, transforming the TVS-863 into a 2-in-a-box NAS that can function as an all-in-one NAS and a virtualization platform that supports multiple operating systems, fast virtual machine (VM) creation, VM import/export, snapshot, and enables desktop operations on web browsers. With the easy-to-use interface, you can centrally manage all of the VMs created on the TVS-863 with minimal effort. You can also download VMs on demand from online VM markets and import them to the TVS-863 without any complex procedures.
Enjoy the best audiovisual experience with HD Station and dual HDMI
QNAP's HD Station integrates the powerful XBMC media player and web browser. The splendid user interface and support for crystal-clear 7.1-surround sound passthrough* brings smooth playback of Full HD videos**, providing you with the perfect home theater experience. The TVS-863 features dual HDMI outputs, allowing you to connect to two monitors to play the same content with concurrent 1080p HDMI displays. You can even watch YouTube videos, surf the web and manage the Turbo NAS using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox with multilingual keyboard input. The HD Station supports multi-tasking and user authentication so only authorized users can access data stored on the TVS-863 via HDMI monitors.
It is convenient & easy to control the HD Station. Turn your mobile devices into remote controls by installing the Qremote app, or use the QNAP RM-IR002 remote control and MCE remote controls via the built-in IR receiver of the TVS-863.
Note: 4K video playback and transcoding are not supported
Real-time & offline HD video transcoding
Powered by a hardware-accelerated transcoding engine, the TVS-863 delivers superior real-time Full HD (1080p) video transcoding to convert videos in common formats to universal formats that can be smoothly played on PCs, mobile devices and Smart TVs. The TVS-863 allows you to enjoy instant videos on multiple devices - even those that lack computing power or have limited file format support - without the need for complicated and time-consuming file conversion.
With the benefit of offline transcoding, if you can only connect to an Internet connection with limited/restricted bandwidth, you can still enjoy smooth videos by selecting a pre-rendered lower resolution to play the videos via File Station, Video Station, or the Qfile mobile app without affecting the TVS-863’s system performance running other applications. The TVS-863 also allows you to set a dedicated folder for automatic video transcoding.
Note: 4K video playback and transcoding are not supported
Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage
The TVS-863 supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX networks. Data, logs and ISO images of CDs and DVDs can be centrally stored on the TVS-863 and protected by an integrated antivirus solution. The Windows AD and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using an existing Windows AD server, LDAP server or built-in LDAP service. The TVS-863 supports SAMBA v4 and can act as a Windows domain controller to manage privilege settings.
Well-rounded backup solutions to secure data
QNAP NetBak Replicator supports real-time and scheduled data backup on Windows including Outlook email archiving. Apple Time Machine is also supported to provide Mac OS X users with a solution to effortlessly back up data to the TVS-863. The USB 3.0 port on the front panel of the TVS-863 features a one-touch-copy function for you to instantly back up data from external drives to the TVS-863 with just one click, or alternatively to back up data from the TVS-863 to external drives. A wide range of third-party backup software such as Acronis® True Image and Symantec® Backup Exec are also supported.
Disaster recovery solutions brings peace of mind
The TVS-863 offers various data recovery options. RTRR (Real-Time Remote Replication) supports real time or scheduled data backup to a remote Turbo NAS or FTP server and synchronizes files to a remote folder from a local folder with better backup efficiency and reduced backup time. The TVS-863 also supports the rsync protocol to back up data to another remote server on a scheduled basis. Data can also be backed up to and restored from a range of cloud storage services, including Amazon® S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft® Azure, ElephantDrive®, Dropbox® and Google® Drive.
Comprehensive security options
In the open network environment, business data might be exposed in potential hack. The TVS-863 provides numerous security options, such as encrypted access, IP blocking, and so on. Besides, IT administrators can control the access rights of each user to different folders, preventing unauthorized access to important files. The TVS-863 is validated with military level FIPS 140-2 AES 256-bit encryption, preventing the sensitive business data from unauthorized access and breach even if the hard disk drives or the entire system were stolen.
Storage for comprehensive virtualization applications
The TVS-863 supports VMware® and Citrix®, and is compatible with Microsoft® Hyper-V™ and Windows Server 2012, benefiting flexible deployment and management in the virtualization environments. The TVS-863 supports VMware VAAI and Microsoft ODX to increase performance by offloading server loading for ESXi server and Hyper-V respectively, and supports QNAP vSphere Client plug-in and QNAP SMI-S provider with enhanced operational efficiency and management in virtualization applications.
Powerful QNAP flexible volume
QNAP's flexible volume provides a more secure and flexible way to store NAS data. This next-generation volume offers powerful features such as storage pooling with multiple RAID group protection, thin provisioned volumes with space reclaim, block-level iSCSI LUN, and online capacity expansion. The QTS Storage Manager neatly presents tools and options for managing system storage which greatly simplifies the process of NAS capacity expansion and QNAP RAID expansion enclosure management.
Comprehensive surveillance solution providing 24/7 security
Surveillance Station is professional network surveillance Video Management System (VMS) that offers a user-friendly management interface, over 2,700 compatible IP camera models, and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, video & audio recording and playback with a wide range of customizable settings. You can also install the Vmobile mobile app on your iOS® or Android™ devices to manage the monitored channels anytime and anywhere to safeguard your office environment, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TVS-863. The TVS-863 offers 4 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 40 channels by purchasing additional licenses.
Seamless capacity expansion
The TVS-863 offers a high performance yet affordable storage solution to fulfill the needs of business in archiving rapidly-growing data & large files. The TVS-863 supports capacity expansion by connecting multiple QNAP expansion enclosure. With the QNAP scale-up solution, the raw storage capacity can be expanded on demand, making the TVS-863 an ideal file center for storage-intensive business applications such as video surveillance, data archiving, TV broadcast storage, and more.
Easy system installation
You can flexibly choose different ways to set up the TVS-863, including using the Qfinder utility for setting up without a CD, using cloud installation via setup portal start.qnap.com with a unique Cloud Key, using mobile devices to scan the QR code sticker on the TVS-863 to quickly go over the installation, configuring the setup through the LCD display, and even setting up your TVS-863 locally without a network connection: just connect a keyboard, mouse and HDMI monitor to the TVS-863, and the NAS installation process can be completed effortlessly.
Install-on-demand apps to extend NAS functionality
Thanks to its x86 architecture, the TVS-863 can support more NAS Apps than ARM-based platforms. The built-in App Center provides various install-on-demand apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers, including tools for backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and much more. It is also a centralized location for managing & updating installed apps. In addition, QNAP’s development platform embraces the open-source spirit to enable developers to create their own apps, adding potentially limitless potential for the TVS-863.
High-quality construction and informative LCD display
The TVS-863 is adorned with a box in gold color, offering an exceptional choice with impressive sophistication. Built with metal frame and parts, the sleek and sturdy TVS-863 also features a newly-crafted heat sink that can exhaust excessive heat with its passive cooling. The LCD display panel on the TVS-863 provides quick system information making system management even easier.